Tag Archives: Florida

Tuesday Tips: Wintertime Research Fun

The holidays are here and as the year comes to a close, if there is time for any research, it better be fun! Here are a few things that I have come across in the last month or so. Updates to Researching Photographers Working in the South As you pursue biographical information or images related to […]

Cool Tuesday Tips for a Hot August

Some interesting items have been have been announced recently, or I have stumbled upon something, and I want to share those things with you. Maybe you will think some of these are cool enough to make this hot, hot, August more bearable. Newspapers: Kenneth Marks, of The Ancestor Hunt has noted the updates and additions to the Library of […]

Trick, or Treat? Photographs on Eyes of the Dead, of Ghosts and Spirits

Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.  Neil Armstrong Grave marker, Cedar Key FL; photo by the author, 2012 So often in the past several years as I did research on Georgia photographers, I ran into somewhat unusual, but photograph-related articles. Halloween seems a good time to share these […]

Tuesday Tips Redux: “Researching Photographers Working in the South”

Nashville from the Capitol, George N. Barnard, ca. 1865; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Object 84XM.468; digital image courtesy their Open Content Program After my three posts on “Researching Photographers Working in the South,” I found a few things lacking! Of course, a source list will always grow, and always change, so I do not feel […]

Tuesday Tips – Researching Photographers Working in the South part 1

Doing your photo research the easy way. “Shading it with one hand, I carefully compared it to the sleeper”; Illustration for “Carriston’s Gift”  by Hugh Conway, 1885 I was recently asked to recommend books and websites for researching photographers working in the southern states in the 19th and early 20th centuries. I decided to compile a list […]